This book provides the student of Soviet affairs, international security, and arms control with an understanding of the role of the Soviets in European security by examining the Soviet-French interaction. It analyzes French nuclear weapons deployments and their impact on the security environment.
0. Introduction 1. The Soviet Union, France, and the Eurostrategic Issue, 1979–1984 2. Soviet Nuclear Weapons in Europe 3. French Nuclear Forces 4. The French Strategic Dilemma 5. Soviet Perspectives on French Security Policy 6. Conclusion